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Penn State men's lacrosse named senior middies Ryan Keenan, Tanner Peck, and Tripp Traynor, and redshirt junior defender Mike Aronow the 2018 captains
The Nittany Lions allowed one goal in the first half for the first time this season
Mike Sutton posted his seventh multi-goal game of the year
Penn State's first collegiate game in program history was against Penn in 1913
Penn State leads the head-to-head with Villanova, 16-4
2016 ALL-BIG TEN HONORABLE MENTION
Earned his first career Big Ten postseason award, having been named an All-Big Ten honorable mention selection … Started all 15 games for the Nittany Lions as a key member of the defense … Closed out the year with a team-high 13 caused turnovers, having forced multiple opponent miscues in four games … Aronow also picked up at least one ground ball in nine outings … He tallied four ground balls and caused two turnovers in a 17-12 win against Hobart (2/13) … Totaled three ground balls and two caused turnovers in a 13-12 OT win against No. 8 Harvard (3/12) … Matched a career-high mark for the third time during the season with four ground balls in a 6-5 win on the road at Ohio State (4/3) in the Big Ten season-opener … Posted three ground balls and caused two turnovers in the regular season finale victory against Michigan (4/30).
Played in every contest on defense … Scored first collegiate goal at No. 3 Maryland (4/4) and earned an assist at Michigan (4/25) … Second-most caused turnovers on the team with nine … Caused a pair of turnovers at Villanova (2/21) and UMass (3/14) … Scooped up 18 ground balls, with a season-high three coming at Loyola (2/14) … Took a shot against Denver (3/21) and Maryland (4/4).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Ranked No. 66 by Inside Lacrosse’s Power 100 Freshman rankings for 2014-15 ... Lettered for four seasons at Sachem North High School ... Earned team’s Player’s Player Award and defensive MVP senior year ... Caused 34 turnovers as a senior, earning All-America, All-Long Island, All-Suffolk County and All-Division honors ... Named team defensive MVP junior year.
Born Michael David Aronow on July 8, 1996 in Holbrook, New York … Parents are Melissa and Dave Aronow ... Has three younger brothers who play lacrosse: Ben, Trey and Drew ... Majoring in communication arts and sciences.